College/Division: Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Department: SAAS Capstone Scholars Learning Center
Advertised Salary Range: $42,633 - $53,292
Advertised Job Summary:
The Capstone Scholars Program, one of USC's Carolina Elite programs for high-ability students, is an invitation-only, two-year faculty-led program serving over 2,500 students. The Program includes common academic experiences in addition to a major focus on beyond-the-classroom programming related to leadership, service, undergraduate research, study abroad, wellness, and professional development.
This Capstone Scholars Program Assistant Principal position focuses on strategic academic partnerships, leadership development initiatives, and wellness-related programming. The individual must be a forward-thinking, energetic, and a collaborative individual who understands the needs of students during their 1st and 2nd year.
This position serves as the primary point of contact for the Capstone Cup partnership with University 101 and Student Life. This position also manages the 8-week Capstone Scholars Leadership Program course each Spring semester and the associated poster session event. In addition to supporting other Capstone Scholars' programming and events, this position takes lead on wellness-related programming including the Marathon Month in March to support the Capstone Scholars Personal Challenge initiative. The candidate must be student-focused and willing to connect with students through 1:1 meetings and drop-in hours.
University employees are part of one of the state's most energizing and thriving workplaces and are home to South Carolina's top-ranked University Workplace by Forbes Magazine. The university invests in offering competitive benefits, personal and professional development, and in creating an academic setting that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. This position is full-time and includes a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, paid vacation, 403(b) retirement with employer match, tuition assistance, and much more. Compensation is dependent upon experience and education.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Masters degree in Student Services or related field, or bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience, or equivalence.
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.